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MultiCare ICU doctor shares stories from the pandemic

We know the real key to getting back to where we left off is getting enough people vaccinated. If you're on the fence, these stories from an ICU doctor may change your mind. He says it's changed his life in more ways than he could have ever imagined.

Take your workouts outside with Riverfront Park's 'Riverfront Moves' series

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Riverfront Spokane and Providence Health Care are teaming up to provide exercise opportunities in Riverfront Park this summer.  “Riverfront Moves” is a free fitness series that features workout programs designed by local fitness studios.  https://twitter.com/SpoRiverfrontPk/status/1392155146340110336 The Barre…

Idaho governor signs bill to halt Biden moves on gun laws

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed legislation aimed at thwarting a half-dozen executive actions by President Joe Biden to combat gun violence. The new law came less than a week after a shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school injured two students and a custodian.

Idaho eyes sewer, water, broadband with federal rescue money

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money in two separate payments, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Monday, with state officials saying the money could be used to substantially bolster the…

Drought drastically cuts irrigation season for Idaho farmers

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ongoing drought in Idaho will drastically shorten this year’s irrigation season for some farmers, officials said. Farmers in south-central Idaho’s Wood River basin will face some of the biggest shortages, with an estimated 40 to 45…

WSU researchers measure emotional response during Biden speech

Nearly 27 million people watched President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress last month. His remarks brought out emotions on both sides of the political aisle. Now researchers at Washington State University are studying exactly how those emotions played out.

4 News Now hosting Vaccine Day to inform and provide access to the COVID-19 vaccine

While thousands in our community have had at least one dose of the vaccine, many others have not, either because of lack of access or lack of information about the vaccine's safety and effectiveness. That's why 4 News Now is joining the other Morgan Murphy Media TV stations across the country for a day dedicated to vaccine information.